Holland has multiple musical traditions. Popmusic, traditional music and techno/house. Check out the links for music
Contempary Dutch popmusic is influenced by music of the United Kingdom and the United States. Most of the songs are sung in Dutch or English. In the seventies bands like
The Golden Earring and Shocking Blue
were world famous. At this moment bands like Kensington and Racoon are very popular and they ar playing at
Another popular genre of Dutch music is the 'levenslied', songs about life. These songs have simple rhythms and melodies, played on traditional Dutch musical instruments such
as the accordion and the barrel organ. Singer Frans Bauer is the king of the Dutch 'levenslied'.
At his moment the Dutch techno, hardstyle, trance and other styles in electronic dance conquer the world. DJ's like Tiësto, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Martin Garrix and Hardwell are the best-known DJ's in the world.
Do you want to have a music party in the Netherlands? If you tell us your style and the period you stay in Holland, we will find your party. If you have any questions or
comments or if you would like to ask for more information, you can send an e-mail to info@HollandDutchTours.nl.